This is our best Champagne of 2020

Having spent last month judging scores of samples for this year’s Champagne Masters, we can now bring you the best cuvée of the competition – The Champagne Master 2020.

Champagne harvest smashed all records

This year’s harvest in Champagne has smashed all past records for picking dates, as news reaches db of an even earlier start date than officially declared.

How is Champagne adapting to climate change?

Champagne is considering sweeping changes to its viticultural model in an attempt to adapt to climate change. Giles Fallowfield considers the proposals, from expanding vine spacing to planting new grape varieties.

Brun: Bitterness is the new trend in Champagne

With rising temperatures leading to lower acidity levels in Champagne, Cyril Brun of Charles Heidsieck, believes bitterness will be used to achieve balance.

Top new products: August

August 6th, 2020

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